Sep. 22, 1999
60 min.
NBC TV Network

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The West Wing

The West Wing provides a glimpse into presidential politics in the nation's capital as it tells the stories of the members of a fictional presidental administration. These interesting characters have humor and dedication that touches the heart while the politics that they discuss touch on everyday life.


The West Wing Season 7 (2005-2006)

7x01 7 7x01 The Ticket
Political commentators begin to criticize Santos' choice of running mate, but Josh remains sure of Leo as his running mate. The investigation into the leak continues and White House ...
Sep. 25, 2005
7x02 7 7x02 The Mommy Problem
When the Grand Jury convenes on the military leak investigation, Santos and Vinick are left to deal with the fallout. Vinick deftly handles the issue, but Santos, bound by party loyalty, ...
Oct. 02, 2005
7x03 7 7x03 Message Of The Week
Weeks into the campaign, Vinick decides to begin targeting immigration - an issue that Santos hasn't yet addressed. Santos pulls a stunt which leads to higher approval ratings and throws ...
Oct. 09, 2005
7x04 7 7x04 Mr. Frost
C.J. has to deal with issues by herself when most of the White House staff is subpoenaed to testify in the leak investigation. A Palestinian leader is assassinated and Bartlet, despite ...
Oct. 16, 2005
7x05 7 7x05 Here Today
As the White House copes with the knowledge of the leak, Babish's questioning leads Toby to call his lawyer. Josh, with the persuasion of Lou, decides that the Santos' campaign must ...
Oct. 23, 2005
7x06 7 7x06 The Al Smith Dinner
An attack ad on Santos sponsored by a pro-life organization puts both campaigns in a bind when the focus turns to the candidates' stance on abortion. Donna joins the Santos campaign ...
Oct. 30, 2005
7x07 7 7x07 The Debate
Santos and Vinick go head-to-head in a live, primetime debate. Two versions, one for the East coast and one for the West coast aired, moderated by Forrest Sawyer and hosted by Ellen ...
Nov. 06, 2005
7x08 7 7x08 Undecideds
After the boost from the debate, Santos runs into trouble when he visits a Los Angeles community where a young African-American boy was shot and killed by a Latino police officer. Meanwhile, ...
Dec. 04, 2005
7x09 7 7x09 The Wedding
On the day of Ellie's wedding, Bartlet must try to help an escalating situation between China and Russia regarding oil all while preparing for his daughter wedding at the White House. ...
Dec. 11, 2005
7x10 7 7x10 Running Mates
As the staff prepares for Leo's Vice-Presidential debate, they must deal with Internet criticism that Leo is weak and unfocused. Meanwhile, when Santos stops by his home while on the ...
Jan. 08, 2006
7x11 7 7x11 Internal Displacement
C.J., while in the middle of the China-Russia crisis, must deal with embarrassing information about a Bartlet all while monitoring the conditions in the Sudan. Meanwhile, Josh goes ...
Jan. 15, 2006
7x12 7 7x12 Duck And Cover
With the possibility of a nuclear reactor exploding in California, the presidential hopefuls struggle try to come up with a strategy to deal with the impending disaster while President ...
Jan. 22, 2006
7x13 7 7x13 The Cold
The candidates are surprised at their poll ratings after a close call at the San Andreo nuclear plant. Meanwhile, Bartlet debates whether or not to send U.S. troops to Central Asia ...
Mar. 12, 2006
7x14 7 7x14 Two Weeks Out
As election day nears, the candidates begin to feel the strain of the campaign trail. Despite the lack of sleep and physical ailments, the candidates are forced to make difficult campaign ...
Mar. 19, 2006
7x15 7 7x15 Welcome to Wherever You Are
Toby is pressured to reveal the source of the shuttle leak; as election day nears, Santos pushes himself to his limit while on the campaign trial.
Mar. 26, 2006
7x16 7 7x16 Election Day, Part 1
During the night before Election Day, C.J. is faced with choosing between job offers, Josh stresses over the returns, and Annabeth makes a shocking discovery.
Apr. 02, 2006
7x17 7 7x17 Election Day, Part 2
As the polls close and results begin to trickle in, tensions, as well as emotions, fly. Santos and Josh deal with the loss of the Vice Presidential Candidate, and Vinick argues with ...
Apr. 09, 2006
7x18 7 7x18 Requiem
In the wake of Leo's death, the current staff, as well as staff members from the past, join President Bartlet at Leo's funeral. Meanwhile, Santos must deal with the loss of his running ...
Apr. 16, 2006
7x19 7 7x19 Transition
The White House is shocked when the President-Elect calls the President of China, taking a different position on foreign policy than that of President Bartlet. Meanwhile, Josh debates ...
Apr. 23, 2006
7x20 7 7x20 The Last Hurrah
While Santos debates who to choose as his Vice President, Helen has to deal with her new duties as First Lady and new issues the First Family are facing. Meanwhile, Vinick has to figure ...
Apr. 30, 2006
7x21 7 7x21 Institutional Memory
With Santos' inauguration nearing and the Bartlet administration preparing to leave the White House, C.J., as well as the other staff members, has to decide what to do with her future. ...
May. 07, 2006
7x22 7 7x22 Tomorrow
As the Bartlet administration prepares to make their exit, the staff pauses to look back on their past 8 years working in the West Wing. Meanwhile, the incoming Santos administration ...
May. 14, 2006
Season Guides

Season 7 Characters

Senator Arnold Vinick played by Alan Alda
C.J. Cregg played by Allison Janney
Kate Harper played by Mary McCormack
Leo McGarry played by John Spencer
Josh Lyman played by Bradley Whitford
Matthew Santos played by Jimmy Smits
President Josiah 'Jed' Bartlet played by Martin Sheen
Annabeth Schott played by Kristin Chenoweth
Will Bailey played by Joshua Malina
Donna Moss played by Janel Moloney
Louise Thornton played by Janeane Garofalo
Ronna played by Karis Campbell
Bram Howard played by Matthew Del Negro
Helen Santos played by Teri Polo
Toby Ziegler played by Richard Schiff
Margaret Hooper played by NiCole Robinson
Otto played by Ramon De Ocampo
Bruno Gianelli played by Ron Silver
Nancy played by Renée Estevez
Edie Ortega played by Diana Maria Riva
Secret Service Agent played by Daniel Doble
Sheila Brooks played by Patricia Richardson
Bob Mayer played by Stephen Root
Charlie Young played by Dulé Hill
Deborah Fiderer played by Lily Tomlin

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Season 7 Videos

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Season 7 Quotes

07x21 - Institutional Memory Season 7 / Episode 21: - Institutional Memory

Claudia Jean 'C.J.' Cregg: You make it sound like I'm trying to avoid you.
Danny Concannon: I didn't say that.
Claudia Jean 'C.J.' Cregg: I don't make booty calls.
Danny Concannon: You don't make any calls, kind of how it works out.
Claudia Jean 'C.J.' Cregg: What?
Danny Concannon: You're elusive, part of the draw.
07x06 - The Al Smith Dinner Season 7 / Episode 6: - The Al Smith Dinner

Louise Thornton: Let this attack stand and we strip away what's different about Santos: he's a religious Catholic, not another secular Democrat who can be portrayed as hostile to heartland values.
Matthew Santos: Leo?
Leo McGarry: I worry about elevating this, but if the charge sticks it could kill us with values voters and that puts Vinick's nine-point lead in the bank.
Matthew Santos: We hit Vinick and we hit him hard!
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Season 7 Trivia

  • Episode 04 - CJ's fishbowl: In this episode the fishbowl has what appears to be a crystal like Frost in reference to the person Mr. Frost. In the first scene in CJ's office there is coffee cup in front of the fishbowl, but when the cameras pan back, you can see the frost. The fishbowl is very clearly seen several times
  • Episode 22 - Just before President Bartlet (Martin Sheen) signs Toby Ziegler's (Richard Schiff) letter of pardon, we get a glimpse of the text of the letter. The final paragraph ends with 'In this District of Columbia, on this twentieth day of January, in the year of Our Lord.'. The year is missing to help keep the
  • Episode 19 - Goof (plot holes): A key plot component involves the NSA not only intercepting but reporting the content of a phone call made by the president-elect, an egregious felony. Yet the White House staff and incoming president simply accept it.
  • Episode 07 - The heckler in the audience who calls Vinick a liar is executive producer Christopher Misiano.
  • Episode 03 - At about the same time as this episode aired, a real-life news story developed that closely followed the plot. In the show, a religious conservative claims to have private assurances from Vinick that future Supreme Court appointments would be "anti-abortion". In real life, a conservative leader claimed t

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